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Definition of the noun cordon bleu

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  1. a chef famous for his great skill
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: chef = a professional cook
  2. an honor or award gained for excellence
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of cordon bleu: blue ribbon
    • more generic word: badge = an emblem (a small piece of plastic or cloth or metal) that signifies your status

Alternative definition of the noun cordon bleu


  1. A skillful chef.
  2. An award given to such chefs.
  3. [US] Thin slices of veal, ham and cheese breaded and sautéed; somewhat like a wiener schnitzel, or Viennese cutlet.


Cordon bleu: A Cordon bleu is meat wrapped around cheese, then breaded and pan fried or deep fried.

  • also known as Chicken Cordon Bleu


"Cordon Bleu" is a film, directed by Kevin Kratz.

  • country: France
  • language: French
  • genre: Gay pornography
  • released on (17 years ago)


"Cordon Bleu" is the third album by the Dutch symphonic rock group Solution. It was released in 1975 on Elton John's label, The Rocket Record Company.


Cordon Bleu a.k.a. Le Cordon Bleu is the world's largest hospitality education institution, with over 50 schools on five continents serving 20,000 students annually. Its education focus is on hospitality management, culinary arts and gastronomy.


Cordon Bleu is a restaurant.

Phrases with Cordon bleu

  1. veal cordon bleu
  2. chicken cordon bleu

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cordon bleu

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Google previewAmerica’s Favorite Recipes (2013)

The Melting Pot Cuisine by Uma Aggarwal

chicken cordon Bleu is a popular dish of boneless chicken breast pounded and rolled around a pork meat (such as ham or prosciutto) and a soft cheese (such as mozzarella, swiss or bleu cheese) and then either fried or baked. chicken cordon ...

Google previewAmerica's Favorite Recipes, Part II (2013)

by Uma Aggarwal

Chicken Cordon Bleu is a popular dish of boneless chicken breast pounded and rolled around a pork meat (such as ham or prosciutto) and a soft cheese (such as mozzarella, Swiss or bleu cheese) and then either fried or baked.

Google previewDictionary of phrase and fable. [A dictionary of English literature] by W.D. Adams, with additions (1885)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Cordon Bleu (French). A knight of the ancient order of the St. Esprit (Holy Ghost). So called because the decoration ...

Google previewA Cyclopaedia of Costume Or Dictionary of Dress, Including Notices of Contemporaneous Fashions on the Continent: The dictionary (1876)

by James Robinson Planché

The grand cordon of the principal French order, that of the Saint Esprit, is light blue, and the term "un cordon bleu" was used to distinguish a knight privileged to wear that decoration. It is applied in common parlance also to a first-rate chef de ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

The Ecole de Cordon Bleu was founded in Paris in 1880 by Marthe Distel, and Le Petit Cordon Bleu cooking school and restaurant in New York in 1942. coriander Coriandrum sativum (a member of the parsley family); the leaf is used fresh or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

cordon bleu First-class or gourmet cooking. Originally the blue sash worn by senior students at the Institut de Saint-Louis, founded in 1686 for the daughters of impoverished nobility; cookery was one of the subjects taught .

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

cordon bleu The original cordon bleu was a blue ribbon that formed part of the insignia of members of the French Ordre des Chevaliers du Saint-Esprit 'Order of the Knights of the Holy Spirit', ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues (2015)

by Ken Albala

eu Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts (USA) BA, AA, diploma in Culinary Arts BA, ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

until tender veal chops Chopscut fromthe loinofveal veal cordon bleu An escalope cordon bleu made with veal veal cuts United States Cuts of veal generally correspond to beef cuts but because of European, especially Italian influence,there ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1900)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Cordon Bleu (<";/) ( French) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

ReturnedtoNew YorkCity, sheopened a Cordon Bleu restaurant and school in 1942, which gained recognition for having Hollywood movie stars ...

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